Collectors Guide to Kuribayashi-Petri Cameras by John Baird 1991

SKU BR11215/ Kuribayashi Petri Camera/Baird
USED - Very Good Condition. . .has minor shelf-life wear - appears to be unread.

Hardcover, 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 288 pages, 170 B&W illustrations 1991. This book uses the Kuribayashi/Petri company as its central thread, but in reality, it is a fascinating overview of the Japanese camera industry. Petri did not exist in a vacuum and John Baird had the good sense to present his material in a context which inluded the other competitive forces and economic conditions that existed. Petri produced a full line of cameras for many years which were the cameras of every man, not just the rich. All camera models are illustrated and described. Detailed charts trace the history of Japanese cameras, Japanese shutters and other interesting facets of the camera industry that are not available in any other source.

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